Posts tagged ‘California’

July 23, 2012

Style and Fashion at the Teen Choice Awards 2012 – the Good, the Bad and the What on Earth???







WHO: In chronological order…Nina Dobrev, Selena Gomez, Kat Graham, Lea Michele, Jordan Sparks, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Will.i.am, Ian Somerhalder, Hayden Panettiere, Debbie Ryan, Peyton List, Demi Lovato, Jojo, Victoria Justice, Bella Thorne, Joe Jonas, Rebecca Black, Tia and Tamera Mowry, NO DOUBT.

WHAT: Teen Choice Awards 2012

WHEN: July 22nd

WHERE: Universal City, California

Fashionwidget’s Verdict: I finally see Selena’s Gomez’s fashion potential, in the midst of try-hards and die-hards she along with (fashion favourite Nina Dobrev in J. Mendel) and Kat Graham managed to set the fashion standard for the night in colourful well-styled looks. Standing out for all the wrong reasons was Demi Lovato in Falguni and Shane Peacock because she not only looked like she was channeling Fergie, she seemed to be downright aping her from head-toe-toe. I have seen many people (Kim Kardashian, Fergie, Kat Graham, Jennifer Lopez, Sonam Kapoor, Malaika Arora etc.) pull off the Falguni and Shane Peacock look flawlessly without looking like they were trying to be someone else but Lovato threw me for a loop. Joe Jonas looked like his outfit was dry clean only but he realised that only after jumping into a pool and looked perplexed as it dried off on the red carpet. Taylor Swift who usually wows me with her style selections let me down by playing it safe in a pale monokini style ice-skater dress by Maria Lucia Hohan, still love her though. Debbie Ryan and Hayden Panettiere (who did a dis-service to a Zuhair Murad dress but wore the best shoes of the night) looked like they were moderators at a prom being attended by Peyton List…among others. Dress your age kids, enjoy your youth! The Mowry twins looked radiant. Apart from my best dressed picks, I truly appreciated seeing Gwen Stefani and her NO DOUBT bandmates (below) walk the red carpet dressed in almost-all back like punk-rock royalty, needing no category of their own.

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Photo Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America

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June 26, 2012

Hollywood Fashion Update: Salma Hayek and Blake Lively Light Up the ‘Savages’ Premiere in California

Blake Lively (left) never ceases to amaze me, the fact that she never uses a stylist yet manages to pick the right outfit and styles herself perfectly each time she steps out on the red carpet is quite commendable. Here she is at the premiere of her latest film ‘Savages’ in a swirly striped beige and black figure accentuating Zuhair Murad, sensibly paired with her Veronica Lake-esque hair-do and on trend red lips, in fact only one other person came close to stealing her fashion thunder on the red carpet Monday evening in Westwood, California and that was her co-star Salma Hayek in a green floor-length-sequins-embellished Gucci number. Fashion on.

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Photo Credit; PCN & Bauer Griffin

December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays To All Fashionwidget Readers Around the Globe!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Los Angeles Mission's Annual Christmas Dinner for the Homeless held at the LA Mission in Los Angeles, CA. L TO R: Boob Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Fivel Stewart, Keisha Whitaker

Photo Credit: Flynetpictures.com

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December 5, 2011

A Blog Post Inspired By Katherine Heigl + How You Can Dress Like Her If You Want To

THE CHILL FACTOR?

Katherine Heigl in Los Feliz (November 29th, 2011)

FASHIONISTA OVERBOARD?

Katherine Heigl in Loz Feliz, California (December 1st, 2011)

TOO MUCH?

Now I’m not sure this is how I would dress in 75 degrees and sunny weather but Katherine Heigl seems to be convinced her wardrobe is quite appropriate for her trip to the nail salon. Of the three looks featured in this post, the one below happens to be my favourite. I know, I know….I shouldn’t be encouraging people but she is dressed well…even if she isn’t in New York City.

FASHIONWIDGET’S PICK↓

Katherine Heigl in Los Feliz, California (December 4th 2011)

SNAG THIS LOOK↓

Donna Karan Chunky hand-knitted cashmere cardigan - $2,895 - net-a-porter.com

Donna Karan Cashmere And Silk-Blend Camisole - $185 (£117) - theoutnet.com

Citizens of humanity Dani Capri Jeans - $269 - mytheresa.com

D&G DOLCE & GABBANA Brown Leather Belt - $185 - stylebop.com

Tularosa Route Detachable Cuff Chestnut Boots - $345 (£220) - seasonsclothing.co.uk

Dkny Quilted Napa Flap Shoulder Bag - $225 - zappos.com

OR BARGAIN…

Shawl Collar Cardigan - $20 (£12) - hm.com

TRESICS Shelf Bralette Womens Cami - $7.99 - tillys.com

 

Banana Republic Leather Contour Belt - T. Moro Brown - $50 - bananarepublic.gap.com

Moto Boyfriend Slim Fit Jeans - $24 (£15) - topshop.com

Victoria'S Secret Classic Cardy Convertible Sweater Boot - $140 - victoriassecret.com

Quilted Cross Body Bag - $45 - topshop.com

Photo Credit: Pacificcoastnews.com, Flynetpictures.com, Bauer Griffin and Polyvore

Note: If you need any help picking substitutions for any of the looks Katherine is sporting in any of the photos above, please click on the Fashionwidget link or scroll down to leave  a message below. 

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August 29, 2011

Zoë Saldaña, Shaun Robinson, Kelly Rowland and Other Best Dressed Divas on the #VMA Red Carpet 2011

TOP 5 BEST DRESSED

Zoë Saldaña
(shoe detail)
Shaun Robinson
(shoe detail)
Kelly Rowland
Adele
Beyonce

Photo Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images North America and Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America

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August 29, 2011

Kim Kardashian et. al. in Lukewarm Sequin-Silver Silhouettes at the 2011 VMAs – Red Carpet Fashion Report Card

ALL THAT SHIMMERS…

Kim Kardashian

…IS NOT SILVER

Vanessa Hudgens

Demi Lovato

Victoria Justice

Jennifer Farley aka JWOW

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August 29, 2011

Selena Gomez Invokes Elvira in Julien MacDonald – 2011 MTV VMAs Red Carpet Fashion Report Card

ELVIRA MISTRESS OF THE DARK?

Fear not SG fans and admirers, all is not lost here. I do love her Brian Atwood gold pumps (this girl has a great arsenal of kicks) and she certainly knows how to accessorize well. I have to say though, this was not one of her fashion triumphs. The top of the dress is busy enough to be a conversation starter so why is the bottom mini/maxi bit so distracting? Perhaps she could have pulled off the look if she had worn the design in a brighter colour (without the train) which would have made it look younger and fresher. Not in love with the hair-do for her either, too matronly. She looks like a high school teacher trying to be edgy at the prom.  C-

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Photo Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America and Christopher Polk/Getty Images North America

August 29, 2011

Maternity Barbie: Beyonce Steals the Limelight at the 2011 MTV #VMAs draped in Lanvin

YUMMY MUMMY-TO-BE 

Beyonce
Beyonce

SNAG THE LOOK

Silk one shouldered dress by Lanvin – $4,790 (£2,945) – matchesfashion.com

Or Bargain…

Mid Orange One Shoulder Soft Drape Dress – $33 (£20) – oasis-stores.com

By now you would have to be living under a rock not to know that Beyonce Knowles-Carter, wife of rapper and entrepreneur Sean Carter aka Jay Z is pregnant.  The singer informally announced that she’s expecting by reportedly telling the paparazzi on the red carpet at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles that she had a surprise as she cradled her belly displaying a small bump. Later on in the evening, following her performance of a new song entitled ‘Love on top’ she unbuttoned her jacket, turned sideways towards the crowd revealing her maternity pants(trousers) and showed off her baby bump. The crowd (who had already given her a standing ovation and probably found out about the pregnancy via twitter like the rest of us) went wild.  Congratulations Beyonce and Jay Z from the entire Fashionwidget team.

 
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Photo Credit: Bauer Griffin & Polyvore

August 27, 2011

Zoë Saldaña Stuns in Valentino at the Los Angeles Screening of Colombiana – SNAG THE LOOK!

STYLE DIVA

SNAG THE LOOK

Valentino Wool Dress With Pleated Sleeves - $1,295 - mytheresa.com

Christian Louboutin ‘Big Stack’ Leather Court Shoes - $805 (£495) - brownsfashion.com

Lodis "Audrey" Red Zip Around Clutch With Removable Id Holder - $98 - shirise.com

Photo Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America and Polyvore

August 8, 2011

…And the Award for Best Dressed Kardashian or Jenner at the 2011 TCAs Goes To…

KIM KARDASHIAN in GIVENCHY

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Kim’s 2011 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS STYLE

SNAG IT↓

Givenchy Feathered Dress

Givenchy Feathered Dress - $1,465 - barneys.com

Bottega Veneta woven clutch

Bottega Veneta Knot Intrecciato Clutch - $1,380 - barneys.com

Christian Louboutin Pigalle 120 patent-leather pumps

Christian Louboutin Pigalle 120 patent-leather pumps - $595 - net-a-porter.com

 AND THE BEST OF THE REST

Photo Credit: PacificCoastNews.com and Jason Merritt/Getty Images North America

Note: Please hover your cursor over each picture for more fun facts and commentary.

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